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The Covered Wagon 1981 (An Annual Publication of the Shasta Historical Society)

By Chiles, Paul N., et al., eds.; William R. Beat, Vicki Gut, et al.

Redding, CA: Shasta Historical Society, 1981. Basically Good, but with one page missing, it being a preliminary leaf, 2-3, before the first article. The other half of the stapled sheet (local ads) is still present in back. A few pages have coffee droplets, and one pages has some pen highlights. Sold As Is, but it still seems perfectly useful. (This has 80 pages in the pagination, 78 minus the missing leaf).. Paperback, Staplebound. As Is. Octavo.


What's Cooking in Willow Creek

By Willow Creek Volunteer Fire Department; Al Hodgson, Steve Paine, et al.

Olathe, KS: Cookbook Publishers, 1986. Clean and well bound text, with minor general wear, some light rubs to covers and a few quite minor creases. Includes a few preliminary pages on the history of the WCVFD, many recipes submitted by notable community members such as Frances Hodgson and the Paines (who ran Cinnabar Sams). In red plastic ring/clamp binding, 116 pages.. First Edition. Ring Binding, Paperback. Good+. Octavo.


The Coastal Wetlands of San Diego County

By Marcus, Laurel, with Rasa Gustaitis, et al.; California State Coastal Conservancy

Sacramento: California State Coastal Conservancy, 1989. Clean and well bound, minor rubs; text clean but for two tiny highlighter marks to only two words. Oblong octavo, in pictorial wraps, staplebound, 64 pages, illustrated.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Anna Kondolf. Oblong Octavo.


Historical High Lights of Santa Barbara [Highlights]

By Tompkins, Walker A. & Russell A. Ruiz

Santa Barbara, CA: Santa Barbara National Bank, 1970. Mild wear and aging only, text clean and well bound. In original tan decorated wrap covers; illustrated, 136 pages, perfect-bound.. Apparent First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Russell A. Ruiz. Octavo.


When the Coast was Wild and Lonely: Early Settlers of the Sur

By Wall, Rosalind Sharpe

Pacific Grove, CA: Boxwood Press, 1987. Usual library stamps, pocket removal signs, bar code stickers, spine catalog label; official discard. Otherwise Good+ text inside is still in nice shape and securely bound, minor wear at corners. Covers have creasing and wear. Photo-illustrated, 208 pages.. Edition Unstated. Paperback. Ex-Library, else Good. Octavo.


California: "State of Grace"

By Guilfoyle, Merlin J.

Fresno, CA: Academy Library Guild, 1959. Ex-Library, but still sound and good otherwise; with usual lib. ownership and discard marks, to front endpaper, mild pocket remains there, spine catalog label to jacket (sound, in decent lib. Demco CrystalJac). Book shows minor general wear and some aging otherwise, text still well bound and else clean. Bound in publisher's original red cloth. From a professional bookseller, independent since 1997. All orders packaged with care.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Ex-Library, else Good/Good. Octavo.


The Commercial Forest Resources and Forest Products Industries of California

By Zivnuska, John A., Paul Cox, Adon Poli, &David Pesonen

Berkeley: University of California, Division of Agricultural Sciences, 1965. PAPERBACK ORIGINAL. Ex-Library copy, approaching Good. Covers with general wear and aging, some minor chipping and creasing. A 2-inch tear at upper edge has a tape repair to inside cover. Text well bound still. Usual university lib. ownership and discard marks, pocket and bar code sticker to inside front, spine-area catalog label. Text without other marks, showing some age-toning. Bound in publisher's original paper covers, 132 total large-format pages. From a professional bookseller, independent since 1997. All orders packaged with care.. First Edition. Paperback. Good-. 4to - 12" tall.


Hard Destiny: A Tale of Old California

By Winamaki, William W.

Charleston, SC: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2011. A new copy, with only the slightest shopwear.. Edition Unstated. Paperback. Fine. Octavo.


RAINBOW RIDGE: A Mattole Three-Act Play, Based on Mary Jane Hoar's Transcripts

By Simmons, Ned

Trinidad, CA: Trinidad Art, 1991. Signed "Ned," by the author under his name on the title page. Clean and well bound, with minor wear only. In printed pictorial wraps, octavo, 52 pp. plus preliminaries.. Signed. Edition Unstated. Paperback. Very Good.


The Old Dropout

By Gilroy, Max

Arcata, CA: Union & RSVP of Humboldt County, 1982. A sound copy, though with minor wear only, but a gift insc. to first page. Staple-bound, 64 pages.. Edition Unstated. Paperback. Very Good. Octavo.


Redwood West - The Changing Frontier: Memorable, Exciting Stories from the Big Tree Country.

By Genzoli, Andrew

Eureka, CA: Schooner Features, 1965. Written with Wallace E. Martin.Text well bound and unmarked, though there is a small area of water damage just at the lower spine edge area (a small sliver of surface damage at same spot to lower front cover). A perfectly decent copy, but it does have a slight hint of old musty scent. Else, this is VG.. Soft Cover, Staplebound. Good. Octavo.


San Jose State University: An Interpretive History 1950-2000

By Walsh, James P.

San Jose, CA: San Jose State University, 2003. Clean and well bound text, mild wear only to covers.. Edition Unstated. Soft Cover. Very Good. Octavo.


A Medical Journey in California by Dr. Pierre Garnier

By Garnier, Pierre; Doyce B. Nunis, Jr., ed. & intro.; L.Jay Oliva, trans.

Los Angeles, CA: Zeitlin & Ver Brugge, 1967. Text clean and well bound, with minor wear, brief prev. owner insc. to endpaper. Cream colored acket is soiled and smudged, a little toned, too, with some wear to edges; preserved in lined mylar protective wrapper.. Edition Unstated. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair to Good-. Octavo.


Favorite Recipes from Our Best Cooks: Sunkist Gardens, Anaheim, California

By Sunkist Gardens Homemakers; Fern Rigg, ed.

Lenexa, KS: Cookbook Publishers, 1979. Clean and well bound text, minor wear only. Yellow plastic ring-clamp binding intact; in pictorial stiff wraps (illustration says, "Kissin' Wears Out... Cookin Don't!". Edition Unstated. Soft Cover, Ring Binding. Very Good. Octavo.


On This Day In Arcata
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On This Day In Arcata

By Arcata Union and Arcata Eye; Kevin L. Hoover, intro.

Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, U.S.A.: Arcadia Publishing, 2008. Clean, crisp and well bound text, very minor wear only.. Edition Unstated. Soft Cover. Very Good+.


A Bibliography Relating to the Geology, Paleontology, and Mineral Resources of California AND North American Geologic Formation Names: Bibliography, Synonymy and Distribution

By Vodges, Anthony W. & Fred Boughton Weeks

Sacramento & Washington, DC: CA State Printing & US Govt. Printing Office TWO BOOKS bound as one, in brick red cloth, professionally bound by the Stanford Press Bindery. The first is California State Mining Bureau Bulletin No. 30, 1903; the second is Bulletin of the United States Geological Survey No. 191, 1902. Both are bibliographic reference works. Respectively, they contain 290 and 448 pages. Moderate aging and wear, with some discolorations to cloth. Binding sound and tasteful. The first text contains some minor marks here and there to its text. The title page of the second text has a neat rice-paper-repaired tear.. Printings of 1904 and 1902, Bound as One. HARDCOVER. Good/No Jacket. Octavo.



By Balabanis, Homer P.; William R. Turner, ed.

Arcata, CA: Privately Published, 1983. Inscribed and signed by author. Clean and well bound text; minor wear only; slight sunning about spine. 75 pp. plus preliminaries; photo-illustrated printed blue wrap covers, octavo. From the "Mr. Humboldt" introduction: "This is not an official, nor even unofficial history of Humboldt State University. It is the personal thoughts and recollections of a man who has been so closely identified with the institution since 1923. This volume is intended for the reading pleasure of the alumni, students, staff, faculty, and all friends of Humboldt State in the community...". Chapters: The First Ten Years of Humboldt; Humboldt State Teachers College 1923-1930; The Era of President Gist: The Pre-World War II Years; The Era of President Gist: The World War II and Post-War Years; The Era of the Siemens Administration (1) and (2); The Era of the McCrone Administration.. Signed. Edition Unstated; Inscribed & Signed. Soft Cover. Very Good.


Pioneerland Below the Sea

By Odens, Peter R.

Calexico, CA: Calexico Chronicle, 1970. Usual lib. ownership and discard stamps, bar code, spine catalog labels. Original paper covers perma-bound into clear laminate over sturdy boards. Two small red ink marks to upper and lower page edges; else minor wear.. Edition Unstated. Hard Cover. Ex-Library, else Good/No Jacket. Octavo.



By Karshner, Gayle Buchanan

Privately Published, 2003. Clean and well bound text, with quite mild wear. Apparently no jacket was issued. Nicely bound in sturdy hunter green cloth over boards, 332 large-format pages, a thoroughly illustrated genealogical history. A history of the family in Oregon and Northern Califonia, later prominent in Humboldt County. From the estate of the late, great Tim McKay, director of Humboldt County's North Coast Environmental Center.. Edition Unstated. Hard Cover. Very Good+/No Jacket. Quarto.


SILVER QUILLS 25: Poetry & Prose

By Karshner, Gayle, et al., eds.

Eureka, CA: Eureka Printing Co., 2004. Clean and crisp, well bound, with quite minor wear only. Literary works by Humboldt County, California "older writers.". Soft Cover. Fine. Quarto.


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